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‘We are terrified’: Sydney man jailed in Egypt for liking a Facebook post

Egyptian authorities have accused Mr Youssef, 45, of affiliation with a banned political group. His lawyers have rejected the charge, saying he is not politically active and the only evidence offered by prosecutors is he “liked” a Facebook post by a presidential candidate during the 2012 election. The candidate has …

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Al-Sisi and the opposition TV channels

For the fourth or fifth time in seven years, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi outrageously addressed opposition TV channels broadcasting from abroad, particularly from Turkey. This time Al-Sisi accused these channels of fabrication, lashing out at the Egyptian state and spreading false news about Egyptian internal affairs.

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